Frank Agsteribbe (°1968) is a versatile musician who profiles himself as a conductor, keyboard player and composer. As a continuo player he worked at the most prominent Flemish baroque ensembles with whom he performed worldwide. Together with double bass player Tom Devaere he founded B'Rock, where he is both harpsichordist and (guest) conductor. As a conductor, Frank Agsteribbe is active in various fields: opera, early music and contemporary music. He conducted Symphony 4 by Mahler, Spring Symphony by British Schönberg, Nelson Mass by Haydn, La Bohème by Puccini, Symphonies 5 and 6 by Beethoven and Symphony 1 by Brahms.
Frank Agsteribbe is the first conductor with the vocal ensemble Canto LX. He recreated music by Fiocco, Brehy, Vanden Gheyn, and Martinelli, ... He now has more than 80 compositions to his name, the largest part of which was commissioned. Over 40 of his compositions were recorded on CD or radio, and were broadcast all over the world (USA, Canada). Important creations took place in Brazil, Berlin (Konzerthaus and Deutsche Oper) and the Gaudeamus Festival in Amsterdam.
Frank Agsteribbe has been a lecturer at the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp since 1989, where he also works as a conductor and project leader for early music and further develops academization.
Courses: Music theory
Informed Phrasing is een onderzoeksproject van Nadav Katan dat opvattingen en technieken van muziektheoreticus Heinrich Schenker voor muziekanalyse combineert met principes en benaderingen van muziekcognitie.